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SMU-Google Squared Data & Analytics Programme

This programme is a collaboration between Google, IMDA and SMU that helps train young professionals who are looking to enter the data and analytics sector in Singapore, with the skills they need to gain a competitive edge in the world of data driven innovation. It will provide students with the opportunity to undergo a 6 month extended internship programme at a Google partner company. This is open to all SMU students.

Students will be required to complete the following:

  • ANLY104/IS217 Analytics Foundations or MGMT108 Intro to Business Analytics or ACCT337 Statistical Programming
  • IS451 Digital Analytics Technology
  • IS490 Google Analytics Work-Study Elective (6-month internship)

Upon successful completion of the above requirements, students will receive a certificate of completion endorsed by Google and SMU.

Programme Coordinator

If you have further enquiries related to this Work Study Programme, please email the programme coordinator or  scis_ugrad@smu.edu.sg


What are the Programme Benefits?


This programme will provide the following benefits:

  • Ensure the continued competitiveness of Singapore's Infocomm manpower.
  • Assist Singapore companies by leading and investing resources into developing qualified data analytics talents for various industries.
  • Provide SMU students with the necessary knowledge and skills to contribute to the knowledge economy.

Who are eligible?


  • Must have completed ANLY104/IS217 Analytics Foundations or MGMT108 Intro to Business Analytics or ACCT337 Statistical Programming
  • Must have completed at least 10 CUs at SMU
  • Must be able to complete degree and 2nd major (if any) requirements within the normal candidature period (4 years)
  • Must have good academic standing (not under Academic Probation or Academic Notice)
  • Must have no prior disciplinary records
  • Must not be in their last semester of studies when they are intending to do the internship

Timeline


January - April
  • Shortlisted students will be enrolled in IS451 Digital Analytics Technology
May - November
  • Six month internship from May to October
  • Enrolment in IS490 Google Analytics Work-Study Elective
  • Intern with a Google Partner company
  • Option to complete at most 2 CUs at SMU in Term 1, August to November (1 day a week)

Last updated on 22 Jul 2021 .